What Happened on January 18, 1950

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Christopher Fry's "Venus Observed," premieres in London
  • Indians pitcher Bob Feller, after 15-14 season, takes $20,000 salary cut to $45,000, pay cut is Feller's own suggestion

Famous Birthdays

  • Claudia de Colombia, Bogato Columbia, spanish singer (Yo Creo En Ti)
  • Gilles Villeneuve, Canadian auto racer
  • John Hughes, director (Breakfast Club, 16 Candles, Weird Science)